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Alpine skiing at the 2006 Winter Olympics – Women

Women's downhill
at the XX Olympic Winter Games

Pictogram for alpine skiing
Venue San Sicario
Date February 15
Competitors 45 from 20 nations
Winning time 1:56.49
Gold medal    Austria
Silver medal    Switzerland
Bronze medal    Sweden
Alpine skiing at the
2006 Winter Olympics
Combined   men   women
Downhill men women
Giant slalom men women
Slalom men women
Super-G men women

The women's downhill was held on Wednesday, 15 February. It is identical in format to the men's downhill, except that the course is shorter. Carole Montillet from France was defending Olympic champion, but she was 19th in the 2005–06 World Cup downhill standings, headed by Michaela Dorfmeister from Austria. The Croat Janica Kostelić was defending World Champion, but she was fourth in the overall World Cup standings, though she did win one World Cup race at Bad Kleinkirchheim in January.[1]


The results of the women's downhill event in Alpine skiing at the 2006 Winter Olympics.

Rank Name Country Time Difference
1st Michaela Dorfmeister Austria 1:56.49
2nd Martina Schild Switzerland 1:56.86 +0.37
3rd Anja Pärson Sweden 1:57.13 +0.64
4 Renate Götschl Austria 1:57.20 +0.71
5 Nadia Styger Switzerland 1:57.62 +1.13
6 Petra Haltmayr Germany 1:57.69 +1.20
7 Julia Mancuso United States 1:57.71 +1.22
8 Lindsey Kildow United States 1:57.78 +1.29
8 Alexandra Meissnitzer Austria 1:57.78 +1.29
10 Nadia Fanchini Italy 1:57.84 +1.35
11 Chemmy Alcott Great Britain 1:57.85 +1.36
12 Fränzi Aufdenblatten Switzerland 1:57.96 +1.47
13 Lucia Recchia Italy 1:58.30 +1.81
14 Sylviane Berthod Switzerland 1:58.36 +1.87
15 Marie Marchand-Arvier France 1:58.39 +1.90
16 Ingrid Jacquemod France 1:58.46 +1.97
17 Janette Hargin Sweden 1:58.53 +2.04
18 Jessica Lindell-Vikarby Sweden 1:58.56 +2.07
19 Stacey Cook United States 1:58.70 +2.21
20 Emily Brydon Canada 1:58.97 +2.48
21 Kirsten L. Clark United States 1:59.07 +2.58
22 Nike Bent Sweden 1:59.17 +2.68
23 Dagný L. Kristjánsdóttir Iceland 1:59.43 +2.94
24 Kelly Vanderbeek Canada 1:59.63 +3.14
25 Petra Robnik Slovenia 1:59.66 +3.17
26 Shona Rubens Canada 2:00.30 +3.81
27 Sherry Lawrence Canada 2:00.47 +3.98
28 Carole Montillet-Carles France 2:01.03 +4.54
29 Elena Fanchini Italy 2:01.06 +4.57
30 Carolina Ruiz Castillo Spain 2:01.09 +4.60
31 Alexandra Coletti Monaco 2:01.34 +4.85
32 Daniela Merighetti Italy 2:01.76 +5.27
33 Olesja Alieva Russia 2:02.06 +5.57
34 Chirine Njeim Lebanon 2:02.86 +6.37
35 Soňa Maculová Slovakia 2:03.63 +7.14
36 Jana Gantnerová Slovakia 2:04.60 +8.11
37 Eva Hučková Slovakia 2:05.32 +8.83
38 Andrea Casasnovas Spain 2:06.73 +10.24
39 Miriam Vázquez Argentina 2:07.42 +10.93
40 Christelle Laura Douibi Algeria 2:09.68 +13.19
Janica Kostelić Croatia DNS
Tina Weirather Liechtenstein DNF
Urška Rabič Slovenia DNF
Elisabeth Görgl Austria DNF
Leyre Morlans Spain DNF


  1. ^ [1]
  • Official Olympic Report
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